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Macroeconomic Update: Nepal (September 2020)
This Update provides forecasts for FY2021 growth, inflation and current account balance while analyzing Nepal¡¯s macroeconomic performance in FY2020. ?
Nepal's Economy to Slow Further in FY2021
Nepal¡¯s economy is anticipated to grow by 1.5% in fiscal year (FY) 2021 from the preliminary estimate of 2.3% in FY2020, says the latest Asian Development Outlook (ADO) 2020 Update, a flagship publication of the ÓÐÓ¯²ÊÆ±.
Farmers in Nepal reap the benefits of rehabilitated farmers-managed irrigation systems
Agriculture plays a key role in Nepal¡¯s economy, contributing 27% of gross domestic product in 2019, engaging 55% of the country¡¯s working age population (above 15 years) in subsistence agriculture. However, Nepal¡¯s agriculture sector suffers from low productivity, one of the main reasons being insufficient irrigation and heavy dependence on the monsoon rain.
2017 International Comparison Program for Asia and the Pacific: Purchasing Power Parities and Real Expenditures ¡ª Results and Methodology
This publication provides in-depth analyses of purchasing power parities and real expenditures for 22 economies in Asia and the Pacific.